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Igboho is chained, treated like animal in Benin Republic – Lawyer; Extradition hearing holds today; May not be returned to Nigeria

•Detained Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho  By YEJIDE GBENGA-OGUNDARE Following the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a Sunday Igboho) on Monday, his legal representative, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), has alleged that his client is facing inhumane treatment as well as harrowing torture and pains in police custody …

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Peer review good for Nigeria’s democracy – Buhari;  Pledges support for united Cameroon  

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja pledged that Nigeria will continue to support the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process because of its benefits to good governance and democracy. The President gave the assurance at the launch of Nigeria Second Review Country Self-Assessment Report and Flag–off of the Validation of …

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Zuma: South Africans attack Nigerian businesses again; NICASA President warns compatriots to steer clear of troubled areas

By Fortune Abang  Abuja, July 11, 2021 The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) has urged compatriots living in that country to take precautions while doing business in troubled areas, to avoid destruction of their goods and property. The President-General of NICASA, Mr Benjamin Okoli, gave the advice in an …

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CPJ joins letter to UN and AU rapporteurs expressing concern about free expression in Zimbabwe

The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday joined the Southern African Human Rights Defenders Network, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights groups in an open letter to six special rapporteurs at the UN and African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, expressing concern about the targeting of journalists …

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